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Post by Elva Fu on April 29, 2014

it's "asparagus".

Abnormal Psychology, Part III

  • One category of disorders is Somatoform Disorders—specific examples include Hypochondria, Somatization disorder, pain disorder, and conversion disorder
  • Dissociative Disorders are more controversial disorders that include dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue (state), and dissociative identity disorder (formerly called multiple personality disorder)
  • Personality Disorders are another category, but those who have these often do not realize they have a disorder—they are often viewed as eccentric or odd or intense—and therefore have little desire to change
  • Examples of personality disorders include Antisocial PD, Histrionic PD, Borderline PD, Paranoid PD, Schizotypal PD, and Narcissistic PD

Abnormal Psychology, Part III

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  1. Intro
    • Levels of Disorders
    • Somatoform Disorders
    • Hypochondriasis
    • Somatization Disorder
    • Pain Disorder
    • Conversion Disorder
    • Dissociative Disorders
    • The Curious Case of Dissociative Disorders
    • Personality Disorders
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Types of Personality Disorders
    • Review
    • Intro 0:00
    • Levels of Disorders 0:09
      • DSM -- Category (Personality) -- Disorders -- Symptoms
    • Somatoform Disorders 0:39
      • Soma -- Comes from Greek Word Meaning Body
      • These are Disorders of the Body, With No Organic Cause for Symptoms
      • Origins of Disorders Appear to be Psychological
    • Hypochondriasis 1:22
      • Also Known as Hypochondria
      • Person is Preoccupied with Having Serious Illness or Disease
    • Somatization Disorder 3:08
      • Person Expresses Anxieties Through Numerous Physical Complaints
    • Pain Disorder 4:07
      • Pain That Has No Identifiable Organic Physical Cause
    • Conversion Disorder 4:57
      • Severe Emotional Conflicts Are Converted Into Physical Symptoms or Physical Disability
    • Dissociative Disorders 7:03
      • Dissociative Disorders Are Psychological Disorders in Which Conscious Awareness Becomes Separated From Previous Memories, Including One's Identity
      • Dissociative Amnesia
      • Dissociative Fugue
      • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) -- Previously Multiple Personality Disorder
    • The Curious Case of Dissociative Disorders 17:07
      • Possible Causes
      • Understanding the Disorder
    • Personality Disorders 18:38
      • May Impair Lives of Those Who Suffer Them
      • Not Usually Considered Psychoses
      • Deep-Seated Maladaptive Patterns of Relating to Others
      • Personality Disorders Usually Fail to Produce High Levels of Guilt and Anxiety
      • Disturbed Person May Not Recognize He or She Has Disorder
      • Problem Behaviors Deeply Ingrained in Core Personality
      • Little Desire to Change Ways
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder 20:42
      • Person Who Lacks Conscience
      • Many Are Delinquents or Criminals (Not Usually Murderers Displayed on Television)
      • Create Good First Impression, Often Charming
      • Cheat Way Through Life
      • The Sociopath Next Door
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder 23:23
      • Possible Causes
      • Very Difficult to Effectively Treat -- Likely Manipulate Their Way Through Therapy
    • Types of Personality Disorders 24:54
      • Paranoid
      • Schizoid
      • Schizotypal
      • Antisocial
      • Borderline
      • Histrionic
      • Narcissistic
      • Avoidant
      • Dependent
      • Obsessive-Compulsive
    • Review 35:50
      • What Are Somatoform Disorders?
      • What Are Dissociative Disorders, and Why Are They Controversial?
      • What Characteristics are Typical of Personality Disorders?
      • What Stereotypes Do We Have About Antisocial Personality Disorder?
      • How Common are Dissociative Disorders?
      • Are Multiple Personalities and Schizophrenia the Same Thing?